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What Are Generational Curses and How They Could Be Secretly Affecting Your Life

By | 2017-08-18T14:08:32+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , |

If you are experiencing more than the normal amount of “bad luck,” then you could be the victim of a generational curse. Generational curses or family curses have more than one origin definition. They have ties to genetic imperfections passed down from your parents, or they could be spiritual curses placed upon your ancestors for [...]

Here Is How Smartphone Addiction Is Making You Stupid

By | 2017-08-13T00:17:49+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

I have been a smartphone user since they were created. Quite frankly, it is a smartphone addiction. Everywhere you go or whatever you do, you run into hundreds of people around you that are glued to the screens of their smartphones. It's a sort of smartphone addiction epidemic. We miss out on so much of [...]

10 Ways Being Too Nice Can Harm Your Physical and Mental Health

By | 2017-07-13T22:42:27+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We are taught from a young age to be nice to people, to treat others as you want to be treated yourself. But there is a downside to being too nice. Can someone be too nice? In a world where all we seem to hear is bad news, it may seem that there is no [...]

8 Amazing Things That Happen When You Stop Using Social Media

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:54+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you stop using social media, break free of the social expectations and disconnect from it, you will see some significant improvements in your life. The question of social media doing more harm than good has become a huge topic of debate in recent years. Despite its baseline purpose of connecting people and helping to [...]

Mental Health Issues Faced by Teenagers

By | 2017-02-12T22:46:37+00:00 March 22nd, 2015|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Teens are just as vulnerable to developing mental health disorders as adults. In fact, some mental illnesses develop in the teen years. Other conditions, considered to be “disorders” rather than mental illnesses, such as oppositional defiant disorder, may exist in the teen alongside such illnesses such as depression, anxiety disorders or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Some [...]

5 Ways Meditation Affects Your Brain

By | 2017-02-12T22:47:12+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

From stress reduction to improved attention and memory, meditation is a practice that yields a large number of health benefits. Mediation has slowly been gaining in popularity in recent years, garnering a number of scientific studies to determine the specific effects the practice has on the body. It has been found that meditation and other [...]

Changing Your Mindset and Quitting Addiction

By | 2017-08-27T00:03:40+00:00 July 1st, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Can you change your response to triggers in your environment? You can consider the number of times you've felt anxious, nervous, aroused, or fearful for no apparent reason, but just by looking a sight or smelling a smell, or even thinking about a future scenario in your mind. Its the flow of chemicals inside your [...]

What Would Your Life Be Like with No Internet?

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:04+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

American scientists led by Richard Novatson conducted quite an interesting, but also relevant study which involved 4,000 people (50%-50% of men and women) who were directly connected with the Internet activity, and also spent a lot of time on social networks and other online services. So, the question was: what would you do if [...]